Rita Diane Cantrell


September 18, 1950 - July 25, 2020

  • Rita Diane Cantrell
    Rita Diane Cantrell

Rita Diane Cantrell, a former Cushing resident now of Enid, Oklahoma passed away early Saturday, July 25, 2020 at the age of 69 years.

The daughter of the late Ellis Richard Cantrell and Vada Loretha McKinley Cantrell, Rita was born on September 18, 1950 in Bakersfield, California. She came to Cushing with her parents and family as a small child and was raised and educated here.

Rita was a girl that enjoyed life to the fullest. She loved to draw, sing music, tell stories, was very creative, very entertaining and she especially loved her family. She was always such a joy to be around.

She is survived by her siblings, John Cantrell and his wife Karen, Pam Harrison and her husband Tim, Kevin Cantrell and his wife Sandy; a sister-in-law Annette Cantrell; several nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one brother Steve Cantrell.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at 11:00 p.m. in the Crossway Church with Pastor Sonny Johnston, officiating.

Burial will follow in the Fairlawn Cemetery.